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Common Loaf Bake Shop

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180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just a really nice place to go for coffee and baked goods. They serve lunch, but we only had a scone and coffee. The view from the second floor seating area is really pretty.

Thank inezlucie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our visit to tofino wouldn't be complete without a stop at this great place. We headed straight into town without even checking into our accommodations just to get a treat at this great little bakery and coffee stop. Tried a new one. Honey and bacon muffin. Wow. What a treat. Here for a few days I know we'll hit the... More 

Thank Richard P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past this place on our way to another, saw how busy it was so stopped there instead, sure glad we did. Friendly service, free wifi. All the meals being served looked amazing. My husband and I both enjoyed the chicken pesto panini. So good. Homemade bread, fresh ingredients. Highly recommend.

Thank Teresa C
Oakville, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this bakery a couple of times. We went there for breakfast. The food was fabulous and the homemade muffins were amazing. Definitely recommend.

Thank Carol K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for an apple cider and a "tofino bar" and they were both delicious! I would highly recommend stopping here and sitting upstairs for a great view and wonderful food.

Thank Cassidy C
Washington, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful bakery/coffee shop. My husband and I had fantastic baked goods here although I can't quite remember what they were. I do remember that they were absolutely delicious! And the coffee! Not that weak, pitiful stuff you get at a lot of places. Common Loaf has coffee that tastes like coffee!! You can't go wrong stopping here.

Thank SugarKane62
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breads look wonderful but we haven't had a need to buy any as we have been eating out. We had stopped the day before yesterday to pick up snacks to take back to our cottage and picked up pepperoni roll, Stromboli, and cinnamon buns, all of which were delicious. They have tables in an area on the main floor... More 

Thank Kermit2010
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by here for coffee and totally enjoyed sitting in the upstairs with a terrific latte and croissant, enjoying the nice view over the harbour. It is a short jaunt off the main street but worth the detour if you want a nice coffee break.

Thank PolarLawyer
London, ON
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stopped in here a few times on visits to Tofino and always enjoy the low key, warm atmosphere and homey, comfort foods. Nothing fancy but a great place to go with family for a relaxing nosh.

Thank DoctorMommy-O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to stalk up on some baked goods ,from breads muffins,cakes,cookies and buns.baked fresh daily.be sure to stop

Thank Nancy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: 12507253915
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.

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